Use this list as a last resort: you are much more likely to be successful when you choose a topic that genuinely interests you, rather than merely picking one from a list. Talking about something you know well makes it much easier and fun!
We add and remove ideas weekly to keep the list up-to-date. Some persuasive speech ideas have been done to death. Many timely persuasive speech topics can be found on radio, TV, your local newspaper, or your Facebook and Twitter feeds.
For persuasive essay topic ideas have a look at our list of Interesting Research Paper topics: these can be easily adapted for persuasive speeches. List of Persuasive Speech Topics Crafting a persuasive speech or writing a persuasive essay begins with picking the right topic. A good persuasive speech topic is one that you can use to grab the audience’s attention, inform and persuade, and provide a strong persuasive argument for adopting your point of view. How to narrow down this list of ideas?
Which of the speech topics are you interested in? What amuses you, makes you move right the way, happy or sad? Which topics do you know something about?